How BYU track and field fared in final 2 days of NCAA Championships

The Cougars earned five individual All-American honors in the final events at Hayward Field.

(BYU Athletics) Cougar runner James Corrigan won the Big 12 title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase last weekend in Waco, Texas.

BYU’s track and field team finished the NCAA outdoor track and field championship competition on Saturday afternoon in Eugene, Oregon.

Seniors Sadie Sargent and Cierra Tidwell Allphin finished with First-Team All-American honors after placing eighth in the 5,000-meter and seventh in the high jump, respectively. Alongside them, junior Gretchen Hoekstre placed 22nd in the discus throw and freshman Taylor Lovell finished ninth in the 3000-meter steeplechase, earning the pair honorable mentions in their events.

On Friday, Senior Dallin Shurts earned First Team All-American honors in the discus for the second season in a row. He finished his college eligibility as the eighth Cougar in program history to receive multiple All-American honors in a career.

James Corrigan, a sophomore, earned a Second Team All-American nod following an eighth-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Junior Aidan Troutner rounded out Friday’s events, placing 20th in the 5,000-meter finals.

The Cougars capped off the final two days of the meet earning five individual All-American honors with three others receiving honorable mentions.